upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with upgrade.
  1. MineSwage

    Question Uprgrade build

    So i want to upgrade my current build (specs below) on a budget but i am not sure what i would upgrade. i have a vr setup and i run 3 monitors. I build the pc myself couple years ago and its time for a upgrade. i mostly play games where in big titles mostly gta v i notist lagg i also notist it...
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    Question Diagnosing my "dead" PC

    I have a PC that is broken and I plan to fix. It broke when I bought a fake 750 ti off of Ebay and was stupid enough to put it in my personal rig. I was trying to revert it back to a 550 ti because it was a 550 ti with a flashed bios, and all of the sudden my build shut off and would not post...
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    Build Advice New PC Advice

    Hello all, First of all, thanks for any feedback =] Currently wanting to have a good upgrade on my pc, some of my pc parts are reusable. This is for a gaming build am not an overly hard core gamer however I would like to build a PC that will last me a few years without requiring updates, What...
  4. Sammyjo20

    Question Upgrading my i5 4690k

    Hey guys! I've been using my Haswell i5 4690k for around 5 years now and I feel like I could do with an upgrade - I'd also be able to take the opportunity to get new RAM, Storage, etc. I'm planning on upgrading to an i5 9600k, do you think I should upgrade or should I just overclock my current...
  5. gruntpie224

    Build Advice Looking to upgrade current system $500 or less

    Hey! My current system's CPU is running up on 7 years old and I'm looking to upgrade. Here's my current build: PCPartPicker Part List CPU: Intel - Core i5-3550 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor Motherboard: MSI - Z77A-G43 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory: G.Skill - Value Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB)...
  6. ice_age_baby

    Question What should I upgrade?

    I am looking to upgrade my PC now that its around 5 years old. My parts are listed below, but I am unsure what I should upgrade. I am looking to do some gaming, mostly overwatch and apex. I would also like to add a 1tb hard drive to provide extra space ontop of my ssd. I get about 30-60 frames...
  7. Hagazpacho

    [SOLVED] What cpu should I upgrade my i3-6100 to?

    Hi! I currently have this setup: MSI B150M PRO-VDH INTEL I3-6100 ASUS GTX 1050 Ti OC 8GB RAM I would like to upgrade my processor, I've been thinking about buying an i5-9400F, and of course a new motherboard. Do you think this would make a noticable difference in video games? Thank you!
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    Build Advice USED ASUS M32BF 1C AMD A-10 CHIP WIN 8.1- UPGRADE SUGGESTIONS

    I purchased the above Asus desktop for my graphics a game design work and want to upgrade. I want to stay with win 8.1 as I have lost two older systems trying WIN 10 - constant OS corruption issues plus on fried chip on my Asus laptop that was a 4 year old - touchscreen and everything. And yes...
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    [SOLVED] DO I NEED TO BUY A NEW POWER SUPPLY

    My PC : Intel i5-3470 10 GB DDR3 RAM gt 710 2GB DDR5 WD 500 GB HARD DISK I am planing to upgrade my gpu to RX 570 4gb . So do i need to buy a new power supply ? Here is a pic of my current power supply : https://imgbbb.com/image/XdBtH...
  10. JPODP22

    Question Acer Aspire T3-710 Upgrade help - Newb here

    Hi everyone! Long story short... I am a newb to this website/forum and was in need of a little help if possible? So I have an Acer Aspire T3-710 PC specs as follows: i7 6th Gen 6700 @ 3.4Ghz 16GB Ram @ 1600mhz (2x8) 64Bit Windows 10 Home + Student edition motherboard from what i can gather...
  11. Ankei

    Question What should i upgrade first?

    Hello. I need some help deciding in which component of my pc i need to upgrade first. So first and foremost my specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: Gigabyte windforce 1060 6gb Mobo:Gigabyte A320m ds2 Ram: Crucial 16gb 2133 1 stick PSU: Seasonic 520W bronze 80+ Stock cooler for CPU Reasons for...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading office computers - SSD vs HDD

    Hello all, Recently my IT team has been assigned with the task of providing a list of upgrades needed for all employee-PCs at my firm (about 20 employees). The PCs are mostly old standard Dell machines with the following specs: i5 34xx 4GB RAM DDR3 1TB 7200RPM HDD In my case, since I only use...
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    Question Need help deciding on what to Upgrade

    Recently I've decided to upgrade my modified Asus Cm-1745. I've already swapped the GPU with a gtx 1050ti, and i'm now wanting to upgrade my motherboard and cpu. My budget is currently in between 200 to 250 dollars Any help will be appreciated current specs motherboard: Asus F2A85-M Gpu: GTX...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade suggestions

    Hello, i don't know a lot about new specs components so I'm just looking for suggestions on possible upgrades. I want to upgrade cause my pc loads for 3 or 4 minutes with reinstalled win7 and ssd ( i guess my motherboard is dying, or the whole pc) Here are my current specs. ( i bought it in...
  15. Alemantico

    Build Advice boot issue after new assembling

    Dear User, after a long Journey of troubleshooting, I finally decided to share the current issue I encounter with you! After searching the forums on the web, I found this one could help me most! This is the Situation: 4 days ago, I got a used pc with a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - Motherboard...
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    Question Will this power supply fit in my case?

    So im looking for a PC upgrade, but to upgrade my GPU i've decided that i need a PSU upgrade. (current GPU GTX 1050 TI and i want to upgrade to AMD RX 570/580/590 i still cant decide). I have a Asus prime B250M-K MicroATX motherboard and my current PSU is CHIEFTEC ATX 2.3 500W PFC 80+ GPA-500S8...
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    Question What would be a good cpu upgrade from i7 3770?

    I do light to medium video/picture editing and I game a lot as well. My budget is around £250.
  18. Nervly

    Question Upgrading VR Rig, need help!

    Greetings! I'm looking into upgrading my VR Rig, which will be used to play VR games(duh) and stream some of them. I don't exactly plan to overclock and I'd like to be able to pump the Supersampling in VR games up to anywhere between 1.5x and 2.0x. (but as they say, the more the merrier) I live...
  19. hmasni

    Question Can I upgrade my laptop CPU? Toshiba Sattelite c850-12x

    Hi, can i upgrade CPU on Toshiba Satelite c850-12x, it has intel pentium b960 CPU, with socket g2, 988b rPGA? I saw many variants with this socket like i3, i5, i7, i wonder if bios will accept any other cpu?
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    Question Disk, and CPU both at 100% usage when gaming

    Hey, I purchase a PC on kijiji and only have had problems with this machine and wondering if what is happening is normal or not for my specs. I would crash and get a dxgi device removed error when playing any game other than minecraft, and to fix this i added a line to the registry from a...